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Variety + question

Discussion in 'Birds' started by bolden, May 6, 2007.

  1. bolden

    bolden

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    Dec 20, 2006
    Sacramento, CA
    These were all out near Davis, Ca and most were with the 300mm f/4 and 1.4. In the spot where i last posted about the Great Horned Owls i have now found a resident White Tailed Kite, the GHO and babies, a Long-Eared Owl, and a pair of Swainsons hawks with a nest. All of this is in a 150 yard stretch of dirt road where nobody drives. It is a nice spot. I'll just post my favorites, the rest can be seen here, http://s8.photobucket.com/albums/a31/bolden916/.

    C&C is welcome.

    White Tailed Kite
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    GHO. Unfortunately on this one i started shooting before she took off in hopes of getting her right as her feet left the tree, but the d50 only has a 4 shot buffer, so after the last shot i was left just watching her.
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    This is the one i could not identify. I am pretty sure it is some type of flycatcher by just looking through google. An id would be nice.
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  2. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Very nice shots
    Have to love that Owl .. What a beauty
     
  3. Glacier

    Glacier

    Jan 17, 2006
    Boaz, Alabama
    All of these are good but the second owl image is spectacular! What a beauty. I think your bird id is a Western Kingbird.
     
  4. Great series! Western Kingbird is correct. Great shots on that bird.

    Best,

    Jose
     
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